4-01-08 - • Materials used were uniquely New England...

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Description Mies Van Der Rohe Barcelona 1929 Barcelona Pavillion Mies had a lot of conceptual drawings, apex of modernism. No windows, no doors… ractalinear forms (vertically and horizontally). Grids of the plan are pools of water. Not worried about the functionality of the space, more the interaction of the available geometry “Less is more” No conventional ornamentation Free standing columns acting different that travertine partitions…Le Corbusier, freedom of plan Lincoln, MA 1937 Gropius House Gropius didn’t want to adhere to the “International style” while in America…he was inspired by the New England landscape Asymmetrical entry way was Breuer.
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Unformatted text preview: • Materials used were uniquely New England, adapted Mass. To his orthodox modern tendencies. • Starting a fashionable trend of regional culture. Mies I IT Campus Chicago 1940 Mies Illinois 1950 Farnsworth House • All rectilinear buildings, not looking to precedents set in Chicago for examples. • Alumni Hall and Crown hall (1956) among the famous pieces. • STRICT geometric structure and free standing partitions inside Mies Chicago 1949 Lake Shore Apts. Le Corbusier 1922 “City of 3 million residents” Seagram Building NYC Mies 19__ Glass House 1949 Johnson New Canaan CT Lever House Skidmore Owings & Merril (SOM) Bunshaft (lead designer) 1950 Kaufman Desert House Neutra...
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